The headlands project boldly far into the sea; in front lie several islands, and behind dark forests and the cliffy Apennines.
Nov. 29, they were still near the cliffy, lion-head-shaped island.
Here we were again stopped for some time, finding a way by which we might ascend the cliffy sides.
At half past five we were three miles from a cliffy head which had been taken for an island at the anchorage, and set at N 77 E.
This proved to be a cape, composed of three cliffy points, near the northern part of which lay a cluster of black rocks.
From the vast boss which constitutes the lower portion of Monte Rosa cliffy edges run upwards to the summit.
They have not the sharp peak, but are broken and cliffy, and have apparently been upheaved at different periods.
cliffy smiles kind of condescendin' and tells Mr. Robert he needn't worry a bit.
They came about in mid-channel and lay some hours with lowered sail in the lee of a cliffy island.
Scarcely any traces are now to be found of the old settlement on a cliffy point of the eastern shore of the harbour.